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Doctor insights on: Women Long Distance Running Shorts Pockets

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Can long distance running stunt growth in children?

Can long distance running stunt growth in children?

Maybe : The effect of running depends on the distance and the age of child. A prepubertal child who runs longs distances and does not maintain adequate nutrition may not have the needed building blocks for growth. A separate issue is the effect on bones as far as density and injury is concerned. Excessive running and loss of necessary body fat will interfere with menstrual cycles in girls. ...Read more

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Is it possible to win at the olympics at long distance running by starting training at the age of 19 years? I have an ectomorph body type.

Is it possible to win at the olympics at long distance running by starting training at the age of 19 years? I have an ectomorph body type.

Yes!: But possible & probable are two different things, not to dash your hopes. Perhaps, rather than focus on winning at the olympics, you can set a goal of personal achievement, say participating in a 1 mile event, then walking a 5k before running a 10k and then moving towards half-marathon & full marathon. Some folks like ultra-marathons. You're a winner just by trying. As nike logo says, just do it! ...Read more

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What are the best long distance running shoes for over pronation?

I would recommend : An orthotic to control the biomechanics and worry less on which exact sneaker. ...Read more

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My foot is sore on d sole all d time, I do long distance running and runners told me its dis plantis fascis thing any solutions pls.?

My foot is sore on d sole all d time, I do long distance running and runners told me its dis plantis fascis thing any solutions pls.?

Plantar Fasciitis: It does sound like plantar fasciitis. Depending on how long it has been going on, the treatment will vary. If it is just starting, make sure your shoes are not worn out (they have limited life, like tires), check into orthotics to support your arch, ice and rest. If it has been going for a while, you likely will need physical therapy before returning to running with orthotics. See doctor. ...Read more

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Should I stop running if I get shin splints (pain in the tibia due to long distance running)?

Should I stop running if I get shin splints (pain in the tibia due to long distance running)?

Short term: Shin splints, or medial tibial stress syndrome, is best treated with rest, ice and over the counter anti inflammatory drugs such as ibuprofen. It may be prudent to take a week off and gradually return to your routine. If your pain persists, a visit to your doctor may be warranted. Good luck. ...Read more

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I am getting rashes under my breasts from long distance running. They are very painful. How do I still long distance run sans rash?

I am getting rashes under my breasts from long distance running. They are very painful. How do I still long distance run sans rash?

Inter trigo: Fungus thrives in the moist warm areas of the body like arm pits & under the breasts etc Apply anti fungal cream after making the area dry. Tea tre oil is a good anti fungal agent- now available in most stores- Walmart,CVS,Walgreens etc etc. ...Read more

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Any suggestions for alleviating feet soreness in the morning which is caused by high impact activity? I. E. Long distance running, Thai boxing, skippi

Feet pain: Listen to your body and see a foot specialist.Foot disorders from high impact training are very common and can last for weeks/months/years if not treated promptly and properly.Also, your local new ballance store can be helpful. ...Read more

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Experiencing dull ache on outside of foot and outer base when stationary but painful when I start to walk. Been doing long distance running ?

Experiencing dull ache on outside of foot and outer base when stationary but painful when I start to walk. Been doing long distance running ?

R/O STRESS FRACTURE: You need an exam and X-rays to evaluate for stress fracture in the foot. If X-rays are negative then a bone scan may need to be done.Seek evaluation by internist and otto or podiatrist. ...Read more

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Im an athlete, I play water polo, football, And do some long distance running. Will taking prednisolone 50mg per day HUGELY impact my lifestyle?

Im an athlete, I play water polo, football, And do some long distance running. Will taking prednisolone 50mg per day HUGELY impact my lifestyle?

Steroids: Carry quite a bit of long term side effects, can make you gain weight, weaken your muscles and predispose you to hypertension and diabetes. If your doctor has alternatives for long term treatment it would be better ...Read more